Michael Bonner

Yippie kay yay -- or why this blog loves BRUCE WILLIS



Out of all the burger-chain owning, cigar-chewing Eighties' action heroes, Bruce Willis was always the one I had the most time for.


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Onsite and soaking Glastonbury in...



We're down on the farm and taking in the immense atmosphere that is Glastonbury 2007.


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Countdown to Latitude...Wilco



WILCO

Uncut faves Wilco take the stage before Damien Rice on Friday at Latitude, with peerless guitarist Nels Cline now a full-time member, having first joined the band for their extraordinary ‘A Ghost Is Born’ LP.


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John Mulvey

Yet more bands added to bumper Latitude bill



The attractions just keep on coming for the Uncut-sponsored Latitude Fest, held at Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk between July 12 and July 15.


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Allan Jones

Is This Bob Dylan’s Greatest-Ever Vocal Performance?



Thanks for your continuing response to my recent post about Bob Dylan bootlegs and which of them are your favourites.


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John Mulvey

Glastonbury ahoy!



Uncut is on its way to Glastonbury right now, so keep an eye on this blog for news and reviews all weekend. If there's anything you specifically want Uncut to...


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John Mulvey

Orbital and Glastonbury



Terrible weather forecast notwithstanding, I'm feeling a bit jealous of everyone heading off to Glastonbury this morning. Farah is representing for Uncut, and you should keep an eye on our festival blog, where she'll be filing reports all weekend.


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Countdown to Latitude...The Rapture



THE RAPTURE

It would hardly be a festival without a dash of delirious dance music and NYC’s The Rapture fulfil that requirement brilliantly on Sunday in the Obelisk Arena. Initially they led the punk-funk vanguard with their mix of nervy guitar, rubbery bass, barked vocals and squawking sax, but latest album ‘Pieces Of The People We Love’ was a more adventurous, euphoric and abandoned affair.


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John Mulvey

Turbo Fruits, plus Smashing Pumpkins (slight return)



I know I vaguely promised not to keep going on about this, but some of Smashing Pumpkins' more extreme fans keep dropping by here. Today's contribution comes from Bobby, who remains convinced I haven't heard "Zeitgeist".


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Allan Jones

Syd Barrett, Pink Floyd and the tribute reunion that never was. . .



Syd Barrett died coming up to a year ago and I’ve just been interviewed for a Radio 2 documentary about his life and music that will be aired on the anniversary of his passing that also includes contributions from his former band mates in Pink Floyd.


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Dave Edmunds at 70! Happy birthday, boyo!


First of all, there was the somewhat staggering recent news that Captain Sensible was about to turn 60. Then a few weeks ago, Nick Lowe was 65. And today, it turns out, Dave Edmunds, Nick’s former best mate and partner in Rockpile...